Kelowna News Staff

Kelowna firefighters on scene of an apartment fire on Friday, Nov. 27, 2020. (Phil McLachlan/Kelowna Capital News)

Firefighters tend to apartment blaze along Gordon Drive

Two dogs were found safe inside the unit

Kelowna firefighters on scene of an apartment fire on Friday, Nov. 27, 2020. (Phil McLachlan/Kelowna Capital News)
Westbank First Nations Chief Christopher Derickson (left) and Okanagan College president Jim Hamilton sign a new Memorandum of Understanding between the two groups, continuing a long tradition of helping one another. (Photo submitted)

Westbank First Nation, Okanagan College ink new understanding

Longstanding tradition between two organizations continues

Westbank First Nations Chief Christopher Derickson (left) and Okanagan College president Jim Hamilton sign a new Memorandum of Understanding between the two groups, continuing a long tradition of helping one another. (Photo submitted)
Morning Start: How long can humans hold their breath underwater?

Morning Start: How long can humans hold their breath underwater?

Your morning start for Thursday, May 2020.

Morning Start: How long can humans hold their breath underwater?
Kootnekoff: Is there a duty to disclose COVID-19?

Kootnekoff: Is there a duty to disclose COVID-19?

Susan Kootnekoff is a Kelowna barrister solicitor and a member of the B.C. and Alberta Bar

Kootnekoff: Is there a duty to disclose COVID-19?
Kelowna Fire Department is on-scene at a vehicle fire in a garage in the 200 block of Poplar Point Drive. (Daniel Taylor - Kelowna Capital News)

Vehicle goes up in smoke in Okanagan garage

Fire department on-scene in 200 block of Poplar Point Drive near Knox Mountain in Kelowna

Kelowna Fire Department is on-scene at a vehicle fire in a garage in the 200 block of Poplar Point Drive. (Daniel Taylor - Kelowna Capital News)
Kootnekoff: 8 basic employment law concepts during times of mass hysteria

Kootnekoff: 8 basic employment law concepts during times of mass hysteria

States of emergency have been declared with COVID-19 spread

Kootnekoff: 8 basic employment law concepts during times of mass hysteria
(Quails Gate Estate Winery - Old Vines Restaurant/Facebook)

Okanagan restaurant adds Canadian top 50 accolade to their menu

Old Vines Restaurant in West Kelowna was named a top restaurant for a date in 2019

(Quails Gate Estate Winery - Old Vines Restaurant/Facebook)
Okanagan Breastfeeding donated milk from a milk drive on Oct. 9 to Kelowna’s new milk depot. From left to right: Tina Parkes, Alana Young, Cheryl Martelli, Rita and Ria Maczek (mom and baby), Lindley Granger, Nicki Albrecht.

New milk donation depots open in Kelowna and Kamloops

Interior Health opened the depots to help at-risk babies

Okanagan Breastfeeding donated milk from a milk drive on Oct. 9 to Kelowna’s new milk depot. From left to right: Tina Parkes, Alana Young, Cheryl Martelli, Rita and Ria Maczek (mom and baby), Lindley Granger, Nicki Albrecht.
(File photo)

Real estate market steady, but average prices jump 7.4 per cent in Central Okanagan

Residential sales were 11 per cent higher in September compared to this time last year

(File photo)
Special weather statement in effect for interior B.C. mountain passes

Special weather statement in effect for interior B.C. mountain passes

Up to 10 centimetres of snow is expected to fall along high elevation roads

Special weather statement in effect for interior B.C. mountain passes
(ProvinceofBC/Youtube)                                Kelowna Secondary principal Troy White. (ProvinceofBC/Youtube)

Okanagan educators among winners and finalists at Premier’s Awards for Education

Kelowna and Vernon staff were honoured with some top accolades

(ProvinceofBC/Youtube)                                Kelowna Secondary principal Troy White. (ProvinceofBC/Youtube)
(Okanagan Humane Society)

Badly injured cat now fully recovered and awaiting adoption at Okanagan Humane Society

Geronimo was brought in last May, but is now healthy and happy

(Okanagan Humane Society)
(Natalia Cuevas-Huaico - Kelowna Capital News)
(Natalia Cuevas-Huaico - Kelowna Capital News)
Whose Line Is It Anyway? live version coming to Okanagan next summer

Whose Line Is It Anyway? live version coming to Okanagan next summer

Whose Live Anyway? hits the Kelowna Community Theatre July 18

Whose Line Is It Anyway? live version coming to Okanagan next summer
Freshly shucked oysters from April’s Osoyoos Oyster Festival. The festival brings its culinary experience to Kelowna October. 17-19. (Osoyoos Oyster Festival website).

Oysters, seafood festival coming to Okanagan shores

The Kelowna Seafood Celebration picks up where the Osoyoos Oyster Festival left off

Freshly shucked oysters from April’s Osoyoos Oyster Festival. The festival brings its culinary experience to Kelowna October. 17-19. (Osoyoos Oyster Festival website).
Update: Smoke continues to spew from Peachland house fire

Update: Smoke continues to spew from Peachland house fire

Emergency crews are responding to house fire on Brent Road off of Highway 97

Update: Smoke continues to spew from Peachland house fire
Former prime minister Stephen Harper speaks at the 2017 American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) policy conference in Washington on March 26, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Jose Luis Magana)

Ex-Conservative prime minister Stephen Harper makes Okanagan visit

Harper visited Conservative candidate Tracy Gray in Kelowna and spoke at the Level Up conference

Former prime minister Stephen Harper speaks at the 2017 American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) policy conference in Washington on March 26, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Jose Luis Magana)
(Contributed)

Snow hits Big White Resort, more expected over weekend

The resort reported a first snowfall of the season of 2 cm Friday

(Contributed)
(File photo)

Central Okanagan Food Bank brings in 46,000 lbs in weekend drive

$1,000 was also raised for the bank’s 9th annual BC Thanksgiving Food Drive

(File photo)
Pathways Abilities Society help find work for people with diverse abilities throughout the Okanagan. (Contributed)

Pathways, Kelowna mayor to announce October as Community Inclusion Month

Pathways Abilites Society provides work support for people with diverse abilities

Pathways Abilities Society help find work for people with diverse abilities throughout the Okanagan. (Contributed)